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Section 19:
Miscellaneous

  1. I want to become more observant. Where do I start?
  2. Why is "shabbat" spelled sometimes shabbath, shabbath, shabbos,
  3. What are some common Hebrew and Yiddish phrases I see on S.C.J?
  4. What do all those abbreviations like Z"L mean?
  5. Is "shvartze" offensive? Is "goyim" offensive? What about "nachriah"?
  6. What does "shiksa" and "shaygetz" mean?
  7. I am going to be in (name your city), where can I eat, stay for Shabbat?
  8. What do bagels, lox, pastrami, falafel, garlic pickles, kishka, and kasha have to do with being a Jew?
  9. What does Warren Burstein's signature mean?
  10. Who was the sixth Marx brother?
  11. Why do Hebrew clocks run clockwise, not counter-clockwise?
  12. I'm not Jewish. How do I show my love for the Jewish people?
  13. What is the origin of the word "kike"?
  14. What is the meaning of the part of the book of Ruth where the guy at the gate takes off his shoe?
  15. I'm a health care provider? What do I need to know for Jewish patients?
  16. What would be a good housewarming gift for a Jewish friend?
  17. What is the meaning and origin of the phrase B'shaah Tova?

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